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jerk

synonym (synonym of jerk)

  • (noun.person)
    a dull stupid fatuous person (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.act)
    an abrupt spasmodic movement (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.food)
    meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun (noun.food)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a sudden abrupt pull (noun.act)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    pull, or move with a sudden movement (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    throw or toss with a quick motion (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb)
    verberate
    To beat; to strike. (verb)
     

hypernym (jerk IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (mechanics) the rate of change of acceleration (noun.time)
    a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit (noun.time)
     
  • a dull stupid fatuous person (noun.person)
    someone unable to adapt to their circumstances (noun.person)
     
  • a sudden abrupt pull (noun.act)
    the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you (noun.act)
     
  • an abrupt spasmodic movement (noun.act)
    a change of position that does not entail a change of location (noun.act)
     
  • jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched (verb.motion)
    move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion (verb.motion)
     
  • make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion (verb.body)
    move in an uncontrolled manner (verb.body)
     
  • meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun (noun.food)
    the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food (noun.food)
     
  • pull, or move with a sudden movement (verb.contact)
    cause to move by pulling (verb.contact)
     
  • raising a weight from shoulder height to above the head by straightening the arms (noun.act)
    bodybuilding by exercise that involves lifting weights (noun.act)
     
  • throw or toss with a quick motion (verb.contact)
    move with force, (verb.motion)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF jerk relation)

  • a dull stupid fatuous person (noun.person)
    (Yiddish) a jerk (noun.person)
     
  • make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion (verb.body)
    make fine, irregular, rapid twitching movements (verb.body)
     
  • meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun (noun.food)
    strips of dried beef (noun.food)
     
  • (noun.food)
    meat that is salted and cut into strips and dried in the sun (noun.food)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • raising a weight from shoulder height to above the head by straightening the arms (noun.act)
    a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead (noun.act)
     

verb group (jerk is verb group of ....)

  • make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion (verb.body)
    move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions (verb.motion)
     

derivation (.... is derived from jerk)

  • a dull stupid fatuous person (noun.person)
    having or revealing stupidity (adj.all)
     
  • a sudden abrupt pull (noun.act)
    pull hard (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    pull, or move with a sudden movement (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions (verb.motion)
     
  • an abrupt spasmodic movement (noun.act)
    throw or toss with a quick motion (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched (verb.motion)
     
  • (adj.all)
    causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    lacking a steady rhythm (adj.all)
     
  • jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched (verb.motion)
    mature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope) (noun.animal)
     
  • make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion (verb.body)
    an abrupt spasmodic movement (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.state)
    a sudden muscle spasm; especially one caused by a nervous condition (noun.state)
     
  • pull, or move with a sudden movement (verb.contact)
    a sudden abrupt pull (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who gives a strong sudden pull (noun.person)
     
  • throw or toss with a quick motion (verb.contact)
    a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible) (noun.event)
     

domain category (jerk is domain category of ....)

  • (mechanics) the rate of change of acceleration (noun.time)
    the branch of physics concerned with the motion of bodies in a frame of reference (noun.cognition)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym part meronym verb group derivation domain category dork jerking jerked meat jerky tug yank pull pulling motility motion weightlift weightlifting beef jerky biltong schmo fibrillate clean clean and jerk twitch tug twitch flick jar jolt mechanics

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